Area of Compound Shapes
This is an introduction to the area of rectlinear compound shapes by way of a story. A rough idea of the story is that the teacher has bought a lovely new apartment, but the interior decor is horrible, requiring new carpets and floors. The teacher needs to measure the area of each room (starting with rectangles) and buy the right amount of flooring. The task can be extended to two more levels of difficulty.

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Created: May 16, 2013

Updated: Nov 15, 2018

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notebook, 4 MB

Area of Compound Shapes

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pptx, 4 MB

Area of Compound Shapes

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